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    Cuts from newsreel 49/47 - Labour Party Conference in Blackpool - delegates arriving.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Cuts from newsreel 49/47 - Labour Party Conference in Blackpool, Lancashire.

    M/S of Prime Minister Clement Attlee arriving at the conference with others. M/S of Tom Williams, Minister of Agriculture. M/S of Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin and party. Bevin poses for camera. Bevin leaves conference hall and waves to camera before getting into car. Minister of Health Aneurin (Nye) Bevan listening to speeches at conference. Bevin listening. Attlee and Secretary of Labour Party Morgan Phillips listening to speeches. Leader of House of Commons Herbert Morrison smoking pipe.

    Delegates applauding. M/S of Dr Edith Summerskill. M/S of Secretary of State for War Emanuel Shinwell and Sam Watson, Mineworkers representative. Several shots of Bevin speaking from platform. Delegates rising to their feet and applauding then sitting down. Unidentified delegate speaking.

    Unidentified delegate arrives. Shinwell arrives. MP for Maldon Tom Driberg, new member of National Executive, signs autographs. Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster Hugh Dalton arrives. Bevin listening on platform. M/S of delegates on platform: (left to right) Mr Windle, Arthur Greenwood, Sam Watson, Emanuel Shinwell and Alice Bacon. M/S of Attlee and Morgan Phillips. M/S of Dr Summerskill, Bevan and Dalton. M/S of Windle and Greenwood. Various shots of these delegates on platform during the conference. Tom Driberg signs more autographs (popular, isn't he?). Herbert Morrison arrives. Driberg arrives. Shot of sound recordist's control panel.

    General view of people on the beach at Blackpool. Crowds of delegates coming out of Winter Gardens. Exterior of Winter Gardens. L/S of Blackpool Tower and beach. Politicians arriving - Dr Summerskill, Morrison, Attlee, Nye Bevan. Entrance to Winter Gardens. General view of delegates congregating in hall. Angle shot of Bevin on platform. General view of Blackpool beach with tower in background and children riding on donkeys (this is super title scene in cut story).

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:42:00 / 01:33:18:00
    UN 2139 B

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